The rain, the clouds, the later sunrises, and earlier sunsets.

Winter Autumn is coming.

WEEK IN PREVIEW

back squats/farmer’s holds/hspu, dumbbell snatches/muscle-ups, double unders/overhead squats, hang power snatch cycling work, run/row, toes-to-bars/push jerks,

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CrossFit WOD for Monday 9/11

4 rounds for time:
15 back squats, 61/43kg
2:00 farmer’s hold, 2×32/24kg (must be unbroken)
15 handstand pushups

Post time to whiteboard / comments!

Olympic Weightlifting WOD – NEW CYCLE

Today we begin a new 7 week cycle! This means that if you were planning on making the jump to dedicating your training to a specific cycle to improve your snatch and clean & jerk SHOW UP THIS WEEK. We have options at once, twice, and three times a week. The goal is to be consistent and honest with your training schedule and we promise we’ll make a difference.

snatch footwork, snatches, snatch balances, pause back squats

Kettlebell WOD

primal mobility

clean and snatch skill work

Building up to the snatch test to celebrate Julia’s last days in Seattle!


Today is a bittersweet day because we say goodbye to one of our own. Julia will be leaving Seattle for New York.

She was there when we began the #HYFRsquad movement and has been an advocate for the FCF Fam and most recently Foundation Kettlebell.

Safe travels Julia!

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CrossFit WOD for Saturday 9/9

Rx

YGIG for 30 minutes:
a.
4 rounds, alternating sides:
2 kettlebell clean
1 kettlebell press
3 kettlebell front lunge

b.
row for calories

Rx uses 20/12kg. PERFORMANCE uses 24/16kg.

CompEx WOD

EMOM burpees + skills, Track Work, AB’s Birthday Back Squat Extravaganza, front lunges/muscle-ups

Foundations 9

AMRAP in 15 minutes with 1 min rotation
Station 1
60s burpees
60s STEP up 24”/20”
60s push press
-ROTATE/REST-

Station 2
60s pushup
60s lunges
60s kb swings
-ROTATE/REST-

Station 3
60s air squats
60s mb situps
60s mb cleans
-ROTATE/REST-

Station 4
60s dip
60s plate jumps
60s Plate pinch SDHP
-ROTATE/REST-

then

back squats to a heavy 5-rep


Amy C is a badass and today her birthday. HBD AMY!

On Monday you hit 3 rounds of 2 rounds of CINDY, 1 round of DT. Today you’ll hit all of it in bulk: 6 rounds of CINDY, 3 rounds of DT. Let’s see how you manage the work and how quickly you get it done. Focus on technique, efficiency, breathing, and transition time.

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CrossFit WOD for Friday 9/8

for time:
6 rounds of “CINDY”
3 rounds of “DT”

Olympic Weightlifting WOD

snatch, clean & jerk

Gymnastics Strength WOD

crawling, hanging, headstands, handstands, kipping handstand pushups, false-grip development

Kettlebell WOD

Abridged Primal Movement Warmup and Mobility

Rack and OH work

Shoulder and hip mobility

Swings, presses and squats.

We are happy to announce that we will be hosting OUTwod on Sunday, October 22nd. We will be hosting a team-style, high-intensity interval training event incorporating functional movements. Same shit you all already are familiar with.

WHAT: OUT//Seattle

WHERE: Foundation CrossFit, 1415 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

DATE: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

9:45AM – Doors Open

10:00AM – Event Begins

11:30AM – Event End / Announcements

All OUTWOD events are inclusive and open to athletes from all backgrounds, ages, shapes, sizes and skill level. There is NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED at any of our fitness events, just a desire to live a healthy life and sweat alongside your peers. Register here.

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CrossFit WOD for Thursday 9/6

AMRAP in 10 minutes:
10/7 calorie row
5 hand-release pushups
10 push press, 52/38kg

Rest 5:00 then

27-21-15-9 reps for time:
weighted situp, 20/14#
wall ball, 20/14# to 10/9′

Post score and time to whiteboard.

HellaFit WOD

Our take on bootcamp workouts, this class challenges you for the entire hour with a blend of strength and conditioning that works all the major muscle groups and focuses on functional movement. HellaFit will get you #hellasweaty while having #hellafun!

Foundations 8

front squat 5 reps, ascending

“JACKIE”

for time:
1000m row
50 thrusters 20/15kg
30 pull-ups


Here’s to a new triplet: Urmi, her husband Sean, and newborn baby Nirvan!

Nirvan (6 lbs, 9 oz, 21 inches)

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CrossFit WOD for Wednesday 9/6

6 rounds, each for time: 500m row. Rest as necessary between each set.

then, work on 6 sets of hang power snatch triples

Post slowest and fastest rows to whiteboard!

Olympic Weightlifting WOD

clean & jerks, front squats

Kettlebell WOD

Primal mobility (extended)

Getup and swing focus

Simple and sinister

Lauren B & Nathan M

May these two goat belly together forever- congratulations on the engagement!

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CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 9/5

front squat 5×3

AMRAP in 5 minutes:
10 burpees
5 kettlebell dead squat clean/side, 24/16kg
1 rope climb

Rest 5:00, then repeat.

Post scores to whiteboard / comments!

HellaFit WOD

Our take on bootcamp workouts, this class challenges you for the entire hour with a blend of strength and conditioning that works all the major muscle groups and focuses on functional movement. HellaFit will get you #hellasweaty while having #hellafun!

Gymnastics Strength WOD

Handstands/Hanging: finger/hand/wrist prep then kick-ups into the wall, Messiah Stretch, Super Pigeon, station conditioning, Crossover Symmetry

CompEx WOD

21-15-9 rft:
power snatch, 35/25kg
C2/AB calories

“HEAVY FRAN”

15-12-9 rft:
thruster, 61/43kg
weighted pullup, 45/30#

30-20-10 rft:
kettlebell swings, 24/16kg
GHDSU

Rest 5:00 between workouts.

Foundations 7

“KAREN”

150 wall ball shots for time

We’re open for classes today! 9am/10am/11am CrossFit and 12pm Olympic Weightlifting

This week we’ll see a lot of multiple-layer workouts with 1:1 work rest ratios: front squats, sprint chippers, run intervals, hang power snatches, a row/pushup/push press sprint followed by a situp/wall ball couplet, a repeat of a raw CinDT, a farewell workout of rowing and and Armor Building, and my birthday back squats/EMOM lifts!

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CrossFit WOD for Monday 9/4

3 rounds for time:
2 rounds of “CINDY” (5 pullups, 10 pushups, 15 squats)
1 round of “DT” (12 deadlifts, 9 hang power cleans, 6 push jerks)

Post time to whiteboard / comments!